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Sweet Place to Enjoy the Gulf

When we stay at the Captiva, this is our place to enjoy the Gulf. It is a wonderful view and not as... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
FloridaMeister
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Sebring, Florida
LOVELY SAND

We always stay on this beach since it is much quieter than the public siesta key bch. And just love... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Cosmopolitan48043
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Reviewed 4 days ago

When we stay at the Captiva, this is our place to enjoy the Gulf. It is a wonderful view and not as expansive as the pubic beach. Also great for suset photos.

Thank FloridaMeister
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We always stay on this beach since it is much quieter than the public siesta key bch. And just love the SAND!!!!!!!!! And bird watching!!

1  Thank Cosmopolitan48043
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's hard to beat the beaches on Siesta Key. The sand is like sugar, the water is warm, and the people are chill.

Thank xsfritz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Crescent Beach is just a little further south on the key from Siesta Beach. The beach is wide with lovely white sand like talcum powder. If you want to white sand but don't want the crowds of Siesta Beach, just go a little south.

Thank gl0baltraveler
Reviewed 14 October 2018

My family completely enjoys the warm Gulf water and the soft, white sand. No burned feet here! This is our favorite beach in Florida, we can't wait to come back.

Thank Sandy M
Reviewed 29 September 2018

Visited here 30 years ago. Still a beautiful town and beach, but a bit more crowded. Sunny and cooler days, many restaurants and great walking.

Thank kawp424
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

We were so looking forward to spending time on the beach but with the dead fish and horrid smell from the bacteria even walking the beach was not enjoyable. I hope to come back when we can actually spend time in the ocean.

1  Thank robbk562
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

This is our last night here in Siesta Key. We always stay at a condo on Crescent beach which is the private beach part of Siesta key public beach. Much less crowded. We never do much in the ocean except cool off. We were here...More

1  Thank Douglas K
Reviewed 27 August 2018

We stopped near Crescent Beach at Point of rocks for some of the best shell hunting! We founf several shells all by the recommendation of our waitress at Captain Curts! So amazing!

1  Thank سفيان م
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

At Aug 9 2018 red tide is at this beach. Some dead fish, and smells bad with dark water. It is recommended not to swim. Other reviews being posted about beaches in the Sarasota area which are saying everthing is wonderful are being posted by...More

4  Thank J M
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LAKEISHA V
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Response from Mortgageman9000 | Reviewed this property |
Not bad when I was there, but can change daily
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LAKEISHA V
17 July 2018|
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Response from dueeast49 | Reviewed this property |
No. There was no seaweed in the water when we were there. Nice water.
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